Photo of two women with a goat
Dr. Doreen Helen KlassenDecember 2021

PWRDF Addresses Climate Change

Whether it is environmental activists like 95-year-old Sir David Attenborough and 18-year-old Greta Thunberg, or politicians speaking at COP26 in Glasgow, the message is clear. …

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Sheila BoutcherCentral Newfoundland

Helping Others With The World of Gifts

One of the things I look forward to at this time of year, is receiving the PWRDF World of Gifts Christmas Campaign Guide. I enjoy …

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Photo by Hakan Nural;
Archdeacon Charlene TaylorNews

Give Thanks and Pay It Forward

For almost two years, the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted every part of our lives. We have adapted to times of lockdown, quarantine, working, worshipping and …

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Dr. Doreen Helen KlassenNews

A Light For Every Birth

For most parents-to-be, having light and electricity during their child’s birth is assumed, but for many in rural Mozambique giving birth in the dark is …

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Sheila BoutcherJune 2021

PWRDF Achieves Multiple Goals in One Project

As the expression goes, “in a nutshell” the goal of PWRDF is to address poverty, gender injustice, and environmental exploitation through programs targeting food security, …

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Mona EdwardsMay 2021

Praying With PWRDF

What started out as a way to stay connected during the pandemic quickly turned into a great opportunity to come together, albeit virtually, as a …

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Archdeacon Charlene TaylorApril 2021

Easter, New Life, Creation Care, Climate Action

It is not by accident that Easter occurs in spring time. The resurrected Christ brings new life to the Christian, and spring reveals new life …

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Farmers in Zimbabwe needed seed to recover from Cyclone Idai Photograph from PWRDF
Sheila BoutcherMarch 2021

Climate Change­­—Climate Action

You might be wondering why a church-based, development, humanitarian and relief organization such as PWRDF has taken up the cause of climate change. This is …

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photo by PWRDF
Mona EdwardsFebruary 2021

International Development Week

International Development Week (IDW) is an annual initiative held during the first week of February (beginning in 1991) to engage Canadians on global issues. This …

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Marion Delaronde with a puppet used to teach and preserve first nations language and culture
Archdeacon Charlene TaylorEastern Newfoundland and Labrador

Happy New Year—Another Year of Sharing PWRDF Stories

On behalf of the PWRDF Diocesan Representatives of Central Newfoundland, Eastern Newfoundland & Labrador, and Western Newfoundland, I would like to thank Emily Rowe our …

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